Senior Medical Social Worker

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract : Specific Purpose Contract 2 Years

Location : Blanchardstown

Salary Scale : €68,217 - €78,687

St. Francis Hospice Dublin provides a comprehensive range of palliative care services for patients and their families living in North Dublin City and County.

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative team. The purpose of this post is to provide psychosocial support to patients and their families within a multi-disciplinary team.

Essential requirements:
• Have attained the N.Q.S.W. or equivalent.
• Be registered as a Social Worker with CORU.
• Have a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.
• Bereavement and counselling skills are essential.
• Be computer literate in the use of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Full clean driving license.

Desirable Requirements:

• Experience in palliative care, oncology, medical social work or mental health is desirable.

Informal enquiries to: Niamh Finucane, Co-Ordinator of Social Work and Bereavement Services at

Job description and application form can be accessed from the Careers page on our website.

Candidates should complete the application form online and submit it along with a cover letter and a copy of their Curriculum Vitae.


Closing date for all applications is noon on the 25th July 2024 
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on 1st August 2024